The Cowboys’ offense struggled for nearly the entire opener against the Buccaneers on Sunday night, even after quarterback Dak In the case of Prescott. But even Prescott couldn’t work with the backup blocker and catcher on the night, pulling out of Dallas’ 19-3 loss with about six minutes left after taking several hits to his thrower. . Not only did Prescott not come back, and backup Cooper Rush completed the game at center, but he was also unavailable for the rest of the game. Team owner Jerry Jones told reporters after the game that Prescott needed surgery on a broken hand and was sidelined for several weeks. QB’s hand collided with Bucs guard in multiple second-half games touches, including in a follow-up by bat rusher Shaq Barrett. According to ProFootballTalk, he was evaluated by team doctor Dan Cooper before heading to the training room, where he underwent an X-ray. According to Jerry Jones’ official statement, the injury occurred above the thumb and behind the joint of Prescott’s throwing hand. “I thought it was a stuck finger,” Prescott told after the game Reporter, “But I couldn’t hold the ball. …I was told that it (a) was much cleaner (break) than it could have done. … Obviously that’s not what you want to hear. It’s not The worst thing that has ever happened to me. It’s just another bump in the road and I’ll keep going…let’s not panic. It’s a game.”
Prescott just came into Week 1 Sunday from the injury report after suffering an ankle injury earlier in the week Game, his late-game departure comes a year after his apparent recovery from ankle and shoulder injuries ahead of the 2021 season. Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy talked earlier in the offseason about making more use of Prescott’s legs in 2022, the QB is finally healthy, but it turns out that the Pro bowler won’t even be able to make it against Tampa Build a passing rhythm in Bay’s game. Behind rookie Tyler Smith’s makeshift line at left tackle, he was fired twice, hit more at-bats and made just 14 of 29 throws before he quit.